New School and Division Website Going LIVE Tuesday, April 3

We’re springing into action this Spring Break … even though schools are officially closed.

Suffolk Public Schools will be launching a new division website and new websites for each school.   Expected to “go live” on Tuesday, April 3, the web URL addresses will not change for the division site or for any of the school sites.

Our new websites are designed to maximize functionality and ease of use for web visitors.  They will bring students, parents, staff, and community members news and information in a more concise, consistent fashion.

The new designs showcase information in an easier-to-read format including “quick links” to our most popular content.  We’re confident you’ll find the new websites easier to use and find the information important to you.

The new websites use responsive web design services to ensure its website can be easily read and navigated on a wide range of devices, from desktops to mobile phones and tablets.  The websites will also meet federal ADA compliance making information accessible to individuals with disabilities.

The division and school websites were last updated in 2010.   We are expanding our relationship with School Messenger, which has provided the division’s parent notification system since 2012.  School Messenger will now be hosting the new sites and providing support.

A mobile app for Suffolk Public Schools — which pulls information from the new web pages — will be ready to launch by June.

 

Literacy Rocks Event-CANCELLED

Please note that the “Literacy Rocks” event night has been cancelled. This will be rescheduled at a later date. Those that submitted their RSVP may simply show at the event when it is rescheduled.

March of Dimes 2018 Campaign

Northern Shores is raising money for March of Dimes. This organization helps give every baby a fighting chance. Donations to the March of Dimes help premature babies and mothers all across the United States.

We are having a school-wide contest March 19-23. Students will have the opportunity to purchase March of Dimes donations for $1.00 each to be displayed in the hallways. One class from K-2 and 3-5 with the most money raised will received a prize!

If you would like to make additional  donations on behalf of Northern Shores, you can visit our team website at the following link.

PTA Meeting and 2nd Grade Performance-Rescheduled for Tuesday, March 27

Come out to hear PTA news and see our awesome second graders perform!

Where: NSES Cafeteria

When: 6 p.m., Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Superintendent’s 2-Minute Drill

Check out the latest Superintendent’s 2-Minute Drill by clicking the link below.

PTA Spirit Night

Come join us for PTA Spirit Night at Chipotle! Bring the blue flyer sent home this week (or show on your phone from a Peach Jar email) and 50% of the proceeds will be donated to our school.

 

When: Tuesday, March 20 between 4-8 p.m.

Where: Chipotle on College Drive

Does Northern Shores Have Talent?

Northern Shores Talent Show tryouts will be on the following dates:

Tuesday, March 27th (Pre-K-2) at 2:00 p.m. in the cafeteria

Wednesday, March 28th (3-5) at 2:00 p.m. in the cafeteria

Permission slips will be coming home this week. Only students with signed permission slips and prepared acts (with music CD and props, if needed) will be called from class to audition. The categories are: singing, dancing, comedy, and other (karate, gymnastics, etc.) Permission slips should be returned by Friday, March 23rd in order to audition!

 

$23,000 Raised for Jump Rope for the Heart

We would like to send out a huge thank you to our students, parents, staff, and community for helping to raise $23,000 for our Jump Rope for the Heart fundraiser! A celebration was held in the gym for top fundraisers, during which students received the chance to throw a pie into a certain P.E. teacher’s face! Thanks Mr. Pisani for being such a good sport!

Career Day Presenters Needed

Northern Shores will hold Career Day over three days: April 11, 12, and 20th. If you would like to come and share all about your work to our students, please visit the following link to express interest. Please communicate your interest no later than March 15th to allow time for planning. Thank you for all of your help!

Career Day Interest Form

March 6th-Full Day

Please note that March 6th, (formerly a professional development day for teachers) is a full day.

Also, third nine weeks interim reports will be distributed on this day.

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